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Akamai Technologies, Inc. Senior Manager - Technical Program Management in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Do you relish the prospect of leading strategic cross-organization, transformational programs?

Do you thrive on managing complexity?

Join our Program Management team

Our Akamai Information Technology organization is a team of industry leading professionals dedicated to owning and driving the innovation of Akamais Corporate Infrastructure, Applications, Development, Security and Compliance for our customers and corporate stakeholders. Information Technology manages all aspects of the IT Program Lifecycle as well as the coordination and delivery of key cross-organizational strategic programs.

Work with Programs across Akamai

As a Senior Manager Program Management Technical, you will lead the definition and execution of complex information technology programs and manage cross-functional program teams in their planning, implementation, development, and support. In addition, you will oversee our Employee Experience and Data project portfolio and directly manage a global team of IT Program Managers who are managing programs within this portfolio

As a Senior Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • Managing and coaching a team of direct reports from multiple geographies

  • Being a point of contact for escalation with our internal stakeholders and assisting in removal of blockers for your team

  • Monitoring the overall health of projects and program within your portfolio

  • Leading and managing complex programs through planning to sustainment and defining integrated program plans (including detailed work breakdown structures)

  • Presenting programs and portfolio status on a regular basis to senior executives

Do what you love

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Have 10 years of relevant experience and a Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Engineering or another related field or its equivalent

  • Possess relevant experience as a direct service line manager to a global team

  • Have professional experience as a Project Manager/Program Manager in an IT organization working effectively with cross-functional teams

  • Have experience with implementing SaaS based applications and managing system implementation providers

  • Demonstrate great interpersonal and leadership skills in addition to excellent presentation and communication skills

Work in a way that works for you

We recognize that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone too. In this role, we can offer the following flexible working patterns:

We are happy to discuss flexible working options in this role, please discuss your requirements with the recruiter when you apply.

Working with us

At Akamai, were curious, innovative, collaborative and tenacious. We celebrate diversity of thought and we hold an unwavering belief that we can make a meaningful difference. Our teams use their global perspectives to put customers at the forefront of everything they do, so if you are people-centric, youll thrive here.

Working for you

At Akamai, we will provide you with opportunities to grow, flourish, and achieve great things. Our benefit options are designed to meet your individual needs for today and in the future. We provide benefits surrounding all aspects of your life:

  • Your health

  • Your finances

  • Your family

  • Your time at work

  • Your time pursuing other endeavors

Our benefit plan options are designed to meet your individual needs and budget, both today and in the future.

About us

Innovating on a global scale, we deliver our customers a fast, smart and secure intelligent edge platform. Working against a backdrop of digital collaboration, our highly skilled teams build progressive solutions that have the scope to transform entertainment, business, and life in ways that we have yet to imagine.

Join us

Are you seeking an opportunity to make a real difference in a company with a global reach and exciting services and clients? Come join us and grow with a team of people who will challenge and inspire you!

Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength that diversity brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race/ethnicity, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status.